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The Italian ARC is hosted by the [http://www.ira.inaf.it/ Istituto di Radioastronomia] in Bologna and is one of the seven nodes that constitute the European network that will provide technical and scientific support to ALMA users. The nodes will be operating in close collaboration with each other and with the [http://www.eso.org/sci/facilities/alma/ central node at ESO], Garching. Each node contributes its own specific expertise, in order to ensure that maximum advantage is taken of the European competences in the field of mm-astronomy and interferometry.
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Our ARC node staff will support the ALMA users in all the steps of their projects, by helping in
 
  
* using the ALMA tools for proposal preparation and submission
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The Italian node of the European ALMA Regional Centre is hosted by the [http://www.ira.inaf.it/ Istituto di Radioastronomia] in Bologna and is one of the seven nodes that constitute the European network that provides technical and scientific support to ALMA users. The nodes operate in close collaboration with each other and with the [http://www.eso.org/sci/facilities/alma/arc.html ALMA Regional Centre at ESO], Garching. Each node contributes its own specific expertise, in order to ensure that maximum advantage is taken of the European competences in the field of mm-astronomy and interferometry.
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Our ARC node staff support the ALMA users in all the steps of their projects, by helping in
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* ALMA proposal preparation and submission
 
* optimising the observing strategy
 
* optimising the observing strategy
 
* tracking the project status
 
* tracking the project status
* reducing data with CASA
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* reducing interferometric data with CASA
* analysing data in continuum, spectral lines, mosaic, polarization
 
 
* archive mining
 
* archive mining
 
* handling large data sets
 
* handling large data sets
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* polarimetry
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* array combinaton
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* mm-VLBI with ALMA
  
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==Next events at the Italian ARC==
  
'''Temporary index:'''
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==Past Events at the Italian ARC==
* About us
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[[Italian ARC proposal preparation event]] 22 March 2021, online <br>
*[[ARC staff]]
 
*[[Areas of expertise]]
 
*[[The ARC cluster]]
 
*[[Contact us]]
 
 
 
* News and documents
 
*[[Newsletter]]
 
*[[Meetings & workshops]]
 
  *[[Talks]]
 
 
 
* Lectures and thesis
 
*[[Courses]]
 
*[[Theses]]
 
 
 
* User Support
 
*[[Current ALMA cycle information]]
 
*[[ALMA Proposals]]
 
*[[CASA Data reduction]]
 
*[[ALMA Archive mining]]
 
*[[Tutorials]]
 
*[[Software tools]]
 
*[[Calendar]]
 
 
 
[[Sandbox]]
 
 
 
'''Events'''
 
  
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==Five years of Early Science with ALMA and the Italian ARC-node==
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[[Media:ItalianARCnode-stats-220616.pdf|Five Years of Early Science]]: a look at the performance of the Italian community, and the activities of the Italian ARC-node
  
'''ALMA News:'''
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==ALMA News:==  
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[Http://www.almaobservatory.org/en/category/press-release ALMA News website]
<rss max=8 highlight="news from alma">http://www.almaobservatory.org/en/press-room/press-releases?format=feed&type=rss</rss>
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== EU ARC News ==
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[http://www.eso.org/sci/facilities/alma/news/arc-newsletter/2015dec.html European ARC Newsletter]
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== IT ARC News ==
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[https://eventhorizontelescope.org/blog/astronomers-image-magnetic-fields-edge-m87s-black-hole Press release of M87 polarization EHT image] with the [https://www.media.inaf.it/2021/03/24/m87-buco-nero-polarizzazione/ IT ARC contribution]

Latest revision as of 13:43, 13 April 2021

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The Italian node of the European ALMA Regional Centre is hosted by the Istituto di Radioastronomia in Bologna and is one of the seven nodes that constitute the European network that provides technical and scientific support to ALMA users. The nodes operate in close collaboration with each other and with the ALMA Regional Centre at ESO, Garching. Each node contributes its own specific expertise, in order to ensure that maximum advantage is taken of the European competences in the field of mm-astronomy and interferometry.

Our ARC node staff support the ALMA users in all the steps of their projects, by helping in

  • ALMA proposal preparation and submission
  • optimising the observing strategy
  • tracking the project status
  • reducing interferometric data with CASA
  • archive mining
  • handling large data sets
  • polarimetry
  • array combinaton
  • mm-VLBI with ALMA

Next events at the Italian ARC

Past Events at the Italian ARC

Italian ARC proposal preparation event 22 March 2021, online

Five years of Early Science with ALMA and the Italian ARC-node

Five Years of Early Science: a look at the performance of the Italian community, and the activities of the Italian ARC-node

ALMA News:

ALMA News website

EU ARC News

European ARC Newsletter

IT ARC News

Press release of M87 polarization EHT image with the IT ARC contribution